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Machine Learning Engineer - Research Internship

Location: Paris, France, France
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Category: Engineering

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Meltwater’s Consumer Insight AI Team is looking for a Machine Learning Research Intern who will be working on developing new innovative Natural Language Processing or Computer Vision features relying on the literature’s state of the art. Those features are meant to be integrated in our Consumer Insight platform meaning that your work will be used by our customers.

We are looking for a creative, proactive, collaborative, and innovation-focused mindset. You will
work alongside a team of passionate engineers driven by enthusiasm for adopting new
technologies and excitement about making a difference for customers using AI.

You will take complete ownership of conducting research on a subject associated with Social
Media data (billions of images and texts). Your results will help improve our products and could
yield to publishing a paper.

Our AI team is ambitious and focused on innovation. With Meltwater, we are more than
2000 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion,
and build teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only
raises the quality of our products for our customers but makes collaboration along the way much
more fun.

If you’re passionate about staying on top of online trends, if your ambition is to help companies
serve their customers, if you’re curious about what’s happening in the world and love to listen to
others, and if you’re thrilled to be a part of shaping the future of social media intelligence, then
we want to hear from you!

Read our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. 

Here are some examples of research subjects you might be working on:

  • Explore Large Language Models and agents to perform advanced Data Analysis
    constrained to a user-defined scope and objective.
  • Explore end to end logo recognition techniques associated with zero-shot learning in
    order to easily add new classes (logos) to the pipeline such that no retraining is required.
  • Explore Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) associated with Question Answering
    based on social media documents.

Your Skills and Experience

  • A solid background in Statistics, Linear Algebra and Probability Theory.
  • Strong understanding of Machine Learning techniques, their performance characteristics
    and their computational tradeoffs.
  • A background in Computer Science (data structures, algorithms, software design).
  • Experience with a popular Deep Learning framework (TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.).
  • Practical knowledge of Python.
  • Fluent in French and English.

Along with interesting extra skills:

  • Appetite for Software Engineering and R&D problem-solving.
  • Completion of relevant AI research project.
  • Experience with the latest Computer Vision/Natural Language Processing state-of-the-art
    (Vision Transformers, various LLMs architectures, PEFT methods, etc.) is a big plus.

Why join Meltwater?

  • You will work with a team of passionate people who are always willing to help and learn
    from others.
  • You will have the opportunity to apply the most recent literature to concrete AI projects
    with a real impact on business.
  • At Meltwater, everyone has an opportunity to make a difference.
  • Our Paris office is situated in the heart of Paris, which means we are well-connected.

At Meltwater, we believe that when you have the right people in the right working environment, great things happen. Our best-in-class technology empowers our 27,000 customers around the world to analyze over a billion pieces of data each day and make better business decisions.

Our award-winning culture is our north star and drives everything we do – from striving to create an environment where all employees do their best work, to delivering customer value by continuously innovating our products — and making sure to celebrate our successes and have fun along the way.

We’re proud of our diverse team of 2,200+ employees in 50 locations across 25 countries around the world. No matter where you are, you’ll work with people who care about your success and get the support you need to reach your goals.

So, in a nutshell, that's Meltwater. We love working here, and we think you will too.